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Dell 2407WFP - 24" of goodness

I have ordered a Dell 24" Wide Screen flat panel display. Hopefully there won't be any dead pixels like what I had experienced previously.

Wish me luck..

Because 24" is really huge, I don't think I need to use my ol' faithful Sony 17" monitor. Since I still have a Pentium 3 collecting dust beneath my table, I plan to recycle the P3 with the Sony monitor. I am thinking of getting a wireless PCI card to install it onto the P3. I could then put the P3 upstairs so that the family could also use it. My sis and father could be able to use the Net during the weekends when I am hogging the PC.

So, all I need is a mouse and keyboard..

And this morning, I bought an Apple Pro keyboard. Amazing little thing.. very nice to type (dare I say that it feel even better than a ThinkPad keyboard?) - well it does.. there are two USB port behind the keyboard and I could charge my iPod. This is *totally* cool :)

The keyboard has a volume up, down and mute key just above the numeric keypad.. which is pretty cool.

I just can't wait for the Dell to arrive to transform my whole desktop :D

Oh.. on more thing - you might be curious why I am suddenly so, um, generous to myself? Well, I had a nice windfall.. I received an award - heh.. while it should really go into the new house, I decided to reward myself with a 24" monitor and Apple keyboard. I will worry about the house later. I figure that once the house thingy start coming in, I will not be buying things for myself for a long, long time.. so I had better do it now.

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